What better way to get into the holiday spirit than charity--and booze but that's not what this is about.

The Sukenforth Family Festival of Trees knows a thing or two about getting into the spirit of giving, about $200,000 worth with the help of Waterville businesses, according to an article by CentralMaine.com.

The event includes Christmas trees decorated and filled with gifts, all donated by local businesses and was held over two weekends, one to browse and another to raffle them off as stated in another article by CentralMaine.com.

As stated in the previous article, the money raised is donated benefits people of all ages, the programs include Spectrum Generations’ Meals on Wheels Program, Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area, and the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers’ Christmas Program.

With Markathon 10 starting Monday, what better way to get in the holiday spirit than to help Mark Curdo with The Center for Grieving Children have the best year ever with some awesome tunes!?